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Best Ever Spritz Cookie

Best Ever Spritz Cookie

This is the best ever recipe for buttery spritz cookies with festive variations, perfect for a Christmas cookie exchange or with a cup of coffee at breakfast.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
60
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Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2/3 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all ingredients except flour in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed. Prepare dough as directed by variations below, if desired. (If dough is too soft, cover and refrigerate 30-45 minutes.)

  3. STEP 3

    Place dough into cookie press fitted with template. Form desired shapes, 1 inch apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Read the Story Behind the Recipe

Chocolate Chip Spritz

Add 1/4 cup coarsely grated semi-sweet chocolate.

Eggnog-Glazed Spritz

Add 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg. Glaze: Stir together 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/4 teaspoon rum extract in bowl until smooth. Drizzle over warm cookies.

Lebkuchen Spice Spritz

Add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice and 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves. Glaze: Stir together 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in bowl until smooth. Drizzle over warm cookies.

Mint Kisses

Add 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract. Immediately after removing cookies from oven place 1 chocolate or peppermint candy kiss on each cookie.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

50 Calories
3 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
50 Sodium (mg)
6 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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